The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus (ECSC), a subsidiary of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, is  comprised of approximately 80 auditioned singers from Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island, and  range in age from high school students to octogenarians!  Under the direction of Chorus Director Mark Singleton, the ensemble  presents classical works by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Mendelssohn and many other major composers, as well as works by contemporary composers such as John Rutter and Morten Lauridsen.  


The ECSC will perform three more concerts, ending the season having sung a total of five in all. The ECSC looks forward in joining forces with the ECSO and the Norwich Diocesan Choir in performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem at Saint Patrick Cathedral under the direction of Maestro Toshiyuki Shimada once again!  

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Audition Information  

2017 Concerts 

The Final Frontier 

The concert will be held on SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 at 8:00pm at the Garde Arts Center in New London, Connecticut.  The ECSC will be performing Gustav Holst’s The Planets, with the Eastern CT Symphony Orchestra.  Please call the ECSO office at 860.443.2876 for ticket information.

Palm Sunday
The ECSC will join the ECSO once again to perform Mozart’s Requiem with the Norwich Diocesan Choir on SUNDAY, April 9, 2017 at 7:30pm for a concert at Saint Patrick Cathedral in Norwich, Connecticut.  Contact the ECSO office at 860.443.2876 for ticket information. 

Ode To Joy
The ECSC joins the ECSO to perform Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9 in D Minor on SATURDAY, April 29, 2017 at 8:00pm at the Garde Arts Center in New London, Connecticut.  Contact the ECSO office at 860.443.2876 for ticket information.  Please remember to tell them that you heard about it here!  You can also order tickets to concerts held with the ECSO by visiting  Thank you for your patronage!


The ECSC counts on the support of ticket holders and donors.  If you wish to learn more about the chorus, want to make a donation, or are interested in placing an ad in our concert program, please contact ECSC President Kathy Walburn at

Contact Us:

Eastern Connecticut 
Symphony Orchestra
289 State Street
New London, CT 06320

Phone: 860-443-2876

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Single Tickets On Sale!

On September 14, 2016 single concerts tickets go on sale for the 70th Anniversary 2016-2017 season. Follow this LINK for information.

Instrumental Competition - 2017

ECSO's Annual Instrumental Competition continues the tradition of providing opportunities for young musicians. Click here to learn more.

ECS Chorus Auditions

The ECSO Chorus performs several concerts with the ECSO this spring. Learn how to be a part of the action by following this LINK.

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Additional Support

The ECSO operates with additional support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.